Olaf Helmke

Attorney (Germany) | Specialist for insolvency law | Partner

Portrait Olaf Helmke
Office Bremen
Obernstrasse 2-12
+49 421 322649 29
ohelmke [at] goerg.de
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Olaf Helmke has been appointed by German insolvency courts (Cuxhaven, Meppen and Bremen) as an insolvency administrator since 2015, and advises companies in various sectors on reorganisation and restructuring.



Over the last years Olaf Helmke focused on insolvency cases in the maritime sector. He has been handling numerous cases of single purpose units owning container, bulkcarrier or tanker ships. His experience includes single asset restructuring as well as insolvency plans.

In addition to his expertise in the maritime sector, he has particular experience in the area of construction, food, IT and trade companies.


Olaf Helmke is a partner at GÖRG Insolvenzverwaltung Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB since 2020. 

Before joining GÖRG, he worked as an associate lawyer for a leading national insolvency law firm. He completed his law studies and his legal training in Münster and was admitted to the bar in 2007.

Memberships and awards

  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Insolvenzrecht und Sanierung im DAV (Insolvency Law Working Group at the DAV)

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